Students who fully and successfully participate in global co-op receive Experiential Learning Credit (ELC) for each co-op experience. Grades of Satisfactory (S), Unsatisfactory (U), and Incomplete (I) are assigned and will appear on your academic transcript. Although ELC is not added to the academic credit hours required for graduation, your transcript will reflect your grade for each co-op cycle. Your Co-op Coordinator determines whether you have satisfactorily completed the requirements for co-op participation and assigns a grade. Please see below for the requirements of a global co-op:

  • You should speak to your Co-op Coordinator as early as possible in the co-op process.
  • Your Co-op Coordinator can help you determine what, if any, requirements you must fulfill while abroad.  Students must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA to be eligible to participate in global co-op at the time they apply for a co-op position.
  • Certain Colleges and Employers may impose a higher than 2.5 GPA requirement.  You should check with your Co-op Coordinator, the Global Employer Relations team and on NUcareers for job-specific information.